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Output options Adjustable Output, Fixed Output Iout (Max) (A) 0.05 Vin (Max) (V) 5.5 Vin (Min) (V) 1.8 Vout (Max) (V) 2.5 Vout (Min) (V) 1.22 Fixed output options (V) 1.5, 1.6, 1.8 Noise (uVrms) 90 Iq (Typ) (mA) 0.28 Thermal resistance θJA (°C/W) 66 Rating Catalog Load capacitance (Min) (µF) 0.1 Regulated outputs (#) 1 Features Enable Accuracy (%) 3 PSRR @ 100 KHz (dB) 8 Dropout voltage (Vdo) (Typ) (mV) 50 Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 125
Output options Adjustable Output, Fixed Output Iout (Max) (A) 0.05 Vin (Max) (V) 5.5 Vin (Min) (V) 1.8 Vout (Max) (V) 2.5 Vout (Min) (V) 1.22 Fixed output options (V) 1.5, 1.6, 1.8 Noise (uVrms) 90 Iq (Typ) (mA) 0.28 Thermal resistance θJA (°C/W) 66 Rating Catalog Load capacitance (Min) (µF) 0.1 Regulated outputs (#) 1 Features Enable Accuracy (%) 3 PSRR @ 100 KHz (dB) 8 Dropout voltage (Vdo) (Typ) (mV) 50 Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 125
SOT-23 (DBV) 5 5 mm² 2.9 x 1.6
  • 50-mA LDO
  • Available in 1.5-V, 1.6-V, and 1.8-V Fixed-Output and Adjustable Versions
  • Low Input Voltage Requirement (Down to 1.8 V)
  • Small Output Capacitor, 0.1-uF
  • Dropout Voltage Typically 50 mV at 50 mA
  • Less Than 1 uA Quiescent Current in Shutdown Mode
  • Thermal Protection
  • Over Current Limitation
  • 5-Pin SOT-23 (DBV) Package
  • APPLICATIONS
    • Portable Communication Devices
    • Battery Powered Equipment
    • PCMCIA Cards
    • Personal Digital Assistants
    • Modems
    • Bar Code Scanners
    • Backup Power Supplies
    • SMPS Post Regulation
    • Internet Audio

  • 50-mA LDO
  • Available in 1.5-V, 1.6-V, and 1.8-V Fixed-Output and Adjustable Versions
  • Low Input Voltage Requirement (Down to 1.8 V)
  • Small Output Capacitor, 0.1-uF
  • Dropout Voltage Typically 50 mV at 50 mA
  • Less Than 1 uA Quiescent Current in Shutdown Mode
  • Thermal Protection
  • Over Current Limitation
  • 5-Pin SOT-23 (DBV) Package
  • APPLICATIONS
    • Portable Communication Devices
    • Battery Powered Equipment
    • PCMCIA Cards
    • Personal Digital Assistants
    • Modems
    • Bar Code Scanners
    • Backup Power Supplies
    • SMPS Post Regulation
    • Internet Audio

The TPS722xx family of LDO regulators is available in fixed voltage options that are commonly used to power the latest DSP’s and microcontrollers with an adjustable option ranging from 1.22 V to 2.5 V. These regulators can be used in a wide variety of applications ranging from portable, battery-powered equipment to PC peripherals. The family features operation over a wide range of input voltages (1.8 V to 5.5 V) and low dropout voltage (50 mV at full load). Therefore, compared to many other regulators that require 2.5-V or higher input voltages for operation, these regulators can be operated directly from two AAA batteries. Also, the typical quiescent current (ground pin current) is low, starting at 85 uA during normal operation and 1 uA in shutdown mode. Thus, these regulators can be operated very efficiently and, in a battery-powered application, help extend the longevity of the device.

Similar LDO regulators require 1-uF or larger output capacitors for stability. However, this regulator uses an internal compensation scheme that stabilizes the feedback loop over the full range of input voltages and load currents with output capacitances as low as 0.1-uF. Ceramic capacitors of this size are relatively inexpensive and available in small footprints.

This family of regulators is particularly suited as a portable power supply solution due to its minimal board space requirement and 1.8-V minimum input voltage. Being able to use two off-the-shelf, AAA, batteries makes system design easier and also reduces component cost. Moreover, the solution will be more efficient than if a regulator with a higher input voltage is used.

The TPS722xx family of LDO regulators is available in fixed voltage options that are commonly used to power the latest DSP’s and microcontrollers with an adjustable option ranging from 1.22 V to 2.5 V. These regulators can be used in a wide variety of applications ranging from portable, battery-powered equipment to PC peripherals. The family features operation over a wide range of input voltages (1.8 V to 5.5 V) and low dropout voltage (50 mV at full load). Therefore, compared to many other regulators that require 2.5-V or higher input voltages for operation, these regulators can be operated directly from two AAA batteries. Also, the typical quiescent current (ground pin current) is low, starting at 85 uA during normal operation and 1 uA in shutdown mode. Thus, these regulators can be operated very efficiently and, in a battery-powered application, help extend the longevity of the device.

Similar LDO regulators require 1-uF or larger output capacitors for stability. However, this regulator uses an internal compensation scheme that stabilizes the feedback loop over the full range of input voltages and load currents with output capacitances as low as 0.1-uF. Ceramic capacitors of this size are relatively inexpensive and available in small footprints.

This family of regulators is particularly suited as a portable power supply solution due to its minimal board space requirement and 1.8-V minimum input voltage. Being able to use two off-the-shelf, AAA, batteries makes system design easier and also reduces component cost. Moreover, the solution will be more efficient than if a regulator with a higher input voltage is used.

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* Data sheet Low Input Voltage, Cap-Free 50-mA Low-Dropout Linear Regulators datasheet (Rev. B) 22 Apr 2002
Technical article 3 quiescent-current (Iq) specifications you need to understand 12 Nov 2021
Application note LDO Noise Demystified (Rev. B) 18 Aug 2020
Application note LDO PSRR Measurement Simplified (Rev. A) 09 Aug 2017
User guide DEM-SOT23LDO Demonstration Fixture User's Guide (Rev. A) 02 Jun 2005

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DEM-SOT23LDO — DEM-SOT23LDO Compatible With Most Positive-Output LDO Regulators in 5- or 6-Lead SOT23 (DBV) Package

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TPS76901EVM-127 — SOT-23 LDO, 5-V to 1.8-V, 100-mA output power supply

The TPS76901EVM-127 evaluation module (EVM) provides designers with an easy layout for using and evaluating the TPS76901 SOT-23 LDO in an application to regulate from 5 V to a selectable output. The EVM includes input and output capacitors.

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The TPS76918EVM-127 give designer an easy layout for using and evaluating TPS76918 SOT23 LDO in an application to regulate from 5V to a 1.8V output. It includes input and output capacitors.

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TPS76933EVM-127 — SOT-23 LDO, 5-V to 1-V, 100-mA output power supply

The TPS76933EVM-127 evaluation module (EVM) provides designers with an easy layout for using and evaluating the TPS76933 SOT-23 LDO in an application to regulate from 5 V to a 3.3-V output. The EVM includes input and output capacitors.

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